Standard Industrial Classification (2007), by sex

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Data for 1841 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 200,863 Show data context 6,326 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 382 Show data context 5 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 75,578 Show data context 27,415 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 61 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 99 Show data context 92 Show data context
F: Construction 26,991 Show data context 148 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 18,120 Show data context 2,828 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 12,190 Show data context 129 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 5,310 Show data context 1,296 Show data context
J: Information & communication 55 Show data context 10 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 251 Show data context 12 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 399 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 1,847 Show data context 6 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 11,195 Show data context 164 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 3,900 Show data context 89 Show data context
P: Education 1,822 Show data context 3,399 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,591 Show data context 1,830 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 3,269 Show data context 3,031 Show data context
T: Activities of households 19,702 Show data context 67,947 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 13 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1861 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 211,367 Show data context 31,515 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 475 Show data context 1 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 78,585 Show data context 72,269 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 358 Show data context 0 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 338 Show data context 22 Show data context
F: Construction 31,700 Show data context 83 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 23,504 Show data context 7,661 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 16,977 Show data context 453 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 7,736 Show data context 8,091 Show data context
J: Information & communication 375 Show data context 53 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 398 Show data context 15 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,673 Show data context 3,117 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 3,017 Show data context 2 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 2,988 Show data context 121 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 7,957 Show data context 295 Show data context
P: Education 1,756 Show data context 6,841 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,401 Show data context 2,814 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 5,070 Show data context 11,946 Show data context
T: Activities of households 7,810 Show data context 48,072 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 94 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1881 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 177,096 Show data context 5,474 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,242 Show data context 29 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 81,873 Show data context 69,495 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 645 Show data context 2 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 233 Show data context 6 Show data context
F: Construction 39,170 Show data context 165 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 24,887 Show data context 6,522 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 25,856 Show data context 267 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 6,959 Show data context 3,251 Show data context
J: Information & communication 691 Show data context 184 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 1,325 Show data context 19 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 641 Show data context 10 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 3,495 Show data context 49 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 5,688 Show data context 225 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 12,353 Show data context 634 Show data context
P: Education 2,864 Show data context 9,662 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 1,369 Show data context 3,140 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 4,432 Show data context 15,788 Show data context
T: Activities of households 11,617 Show data context 77,936 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 28 Show data context 4 Show data context
Data for 1911 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 212,221 Show data context 5,731 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 1,979 Show data context 8 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 135,884 Show data context 72,931 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 3,950 Show data context 1 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 976 Show data context 2 Show data context
F: Construction 61,290 Show data context 49 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 60,033 Show data context 19,075 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 71,461 Show data context 723 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 11,467 Show data context 13,433 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1,964 Show data context 1,196 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 7,298 Show data context 168 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 5,053 Show data context 361 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 15,645 Show data context 4,550 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 25,835 Show data context 3,519 Show data context
P: Education 5,647 Show data context 14,674 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 3,465 Show data context 8,670 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 14,874 Show data context 27,315 Show data context
T: Activities of households 24,800 Show data context 102,223 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1931 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 162,231 Show data context 6,825 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 2,852 Show data context 37 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 170,938 Show data context 69,355 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 9,507 Show data context 329 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 2,331 Show data context 144 Show data context
F: Construction 64,168 Show data context 537 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 102,792 Show data context 37,165 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 71,524 Show data context 5,022 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 13,726 Show data context 15,671 Show data context
J: Information & communication 1,266 Show data context 311 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 13,284 Show data context 2,774 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 2,866 Show data context 443 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 8,429 Show data context 2,465 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 14 Show data context 94 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 50,649 Show data context 2,714 Show data context
P: Education 9,277 Show data context 17,981 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 6,825 Show data context 12,299 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 18,405 Show data context 13,687 Show data context
T: Activities of households 29,886 Show data context 87,117 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 10 Show data context 5 Show data context
Data for 1951 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 154,868 Show data context 14,871 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 2,239 Show data context 92 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 269,937 Show data context 107,023 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 17,328 Show data context 1,814 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 2,407 Show data context 155 Show data context
F: Construction 100,543 Show data context 1,973 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 106,523 Show data context 60,447 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 74,665 Show data context 10,285 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 16,612 Show data context 31,721 Show data context
J: Information & communication 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 12,024 Show data context 5,190 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 8,638 Show data context 4,710 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 104,517 Show data context 13,505 Show data context
P: Education 14,891 Show data context 22,144 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 13,880 Show data context 25,585 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 30,292 Show data context 17,750 Show data context
T: Activities of households 10,882 Show data context 31,572 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Data for 1971 Sex
2011 Industrial Classification Male Female
A: Agriculture, forestry & fishing 75,867 Show data context 8,175 Show data context
B: Mining & quarrying 3,103 Show data context 182 Show data context
C: Manufacturing 430,984 Show data context 134,471 Show data context
D: Electricity, gas, steam etc 20,163 Show data context 2,903 Show data context
E: Water, sewerage & waste mgt 2,906 Show data context 370 Show data context
F: Construction 133,969 Show data context 5,813 Show data context
G: Wholesale & retail trade 150,851 Show data context 93,574 Show data context
H: Transport & storage 82,256 Show data context 14,555 Show data context
I: Accommodation & catering 16,469 Show data context 18,715 Show data context
J: Information & communication 23,275 Show data context 10,501 Show data context
K: Financial & insurance 17,753 Show data context 15,852 Show data context
L: Real estate activities. 3,916 Show data context 2,300 Show data context
M: Professional, scientific & technical 30,254 Show data context 13,605 Show data context
N: Administrative & support 3,459 Show data context 5,789 Show data context
O: Public administration & defence 83,076 Show data context 36,163 Show data context
P: Education 36,536 Show data context 60,243 Show data context
Q: Human health & social work 20,690 Show data context 39,431 Show data context
R,S: Arts & recreation; other services 19,688 Show data context 19,156 Show data context
T: Activities of households 4,208 Show data context 12,483 Show data context
U: Extraterritorial bodies 12,591 Show data context 407 Show data context
Date: Source:
1841 1841 Census of Great Britain, Occupations, Table [1] , 'Occupation Abstract'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 17 , 'Occupations of Males aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1861 1861 Census of England and Wales, Ages, Table 18 , 'Occupations of Females aged 20 Years and upwards in Districts'
1881 - 1991 Census of Population
1971 1971 Census of England and Wales, Economic activity County Leaflets, Table 3 , 'Industry and status by area of workplace and sex', for 'County, county boroughs, urban areas with populations of 50,000 or more, conurbation centres'

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This classification of industry is that used by the 2011 Census, and forms the basic for our standardisation of historical information on industrial structure. The modern data are a classification of workers by their employers' business and count them by their place of work. However, before 1951 they are counted by place of residence, and before 1921 workers have to be classified by their individual occupations. Here we break the numbers in each industry down by gender, but this is not possible with the 2011 dat...


a, only with the re-districted and re-classified historical statisics.


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Date accessed: 18th May 2024